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The Southgate

70 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
+44 1271 377515
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food good service. The burgers are the best ive had. Warm and bright on the inside welcomeing staff will be going back soon

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Yasantha W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an excellent eatery! I had an excellent breakfast here at a reasonable price. The service was quirky but friendly and pleasing, the decor and atmosphere are not quite right but the chairs are very comfortable. Gluten free options are available, (good well thought out...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Shadowynne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here whilst visiting family and I was impressed with the quality of the ribeye steak it was served with a nice crunchy salad and homemade coleslaw which was very nice. The steak was a little chewy although I had it rare but was will...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D9954RDmatthewt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a drink. Nobody was at the bar to serve. It wasn’t very busy. Waited ages. Eventually someone came and took our order. We were then served 2 very short pints after another wait. Not a good first impression.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank purpledolphin1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time I’ve been to this restaurant. First impression. Amazing. From start to finish was incredible. Had an evening meal with my girlfriend. I can’t find any faults. The service was 5 stars. Food was made exactly the way I wanted. Personalised...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JamesAGreen94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time and I’m definitely coming back the next time I’m in Barnstable. Not only is the food amazing, but the atmosphere and service is exceptional. It’s such a cosy restaurant and I felt I could truly enjoy the food to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ingstorb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Southgate was a Lovley meal for Freinds and myself lovely food would recommend ribs steak and the mango cider the sevice was brilliant no complaints from me and Freinds will definitely be going back to try the new steak they have in now and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just recently moved to Barnstaple we are thrilled to have found such a great restaurant. The food is delicious and is locally sourced. Ian is passionate about his food and this shows in every meal we have had there. The steak and burgers are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 532sunseeker
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

First time weve been here.Food was slow 2 come out.Had 2 order our own drinks & food while other customers got table service.Never had a check back.Ive been in the hospitality industryfor 18 yrs.A check back is a must.On way out no thank u or...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sadie2012
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a party with friends here staff took time to help us with anything we needed. Tried the new chocolate fudge cake for dessert yummy! I want to try the mango cheesecake next. Couldn't fault it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pepper1112
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December 18, 2017|
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Response from Ian28a | Property representative |
booking for evenings is advisable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 377515
  • E-mail
The Southgate is a licensed Bar and Grill open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Where possible we source our ingredients locally. Our juicy steaks, ribs, burgers and chicken are all freshly cooked on our own flame grill. We serve great homemade cakes and desserts. Our freshly cooked breakfast is a available all day. Our barista coffee, tea and speciality tea are also available to takeaway.
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